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National Gallery of Art

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We belong to you. The National Gallery of Art—the nation’s museum—preserves, collects, exhibits, & fosters understanding of works of art.
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6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC, DC 20002
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Reviewed yesterday

National Gallery of Art is my favorite place to hang out and view masterpieces! The staff is very friendly and helpful and they just seem to love their jobs. I love everything about this place, I would say the only minor bad point is the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I loved my visit to the National gallery! The art was amazing and it seemed endless. I loved sitting on a couch and just staring at all the great artwork. A must, even if you are not that inti art. You will see something you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent the first day exploring the West wing. We came in from the cold rain to a lovely greeting and excellent information from the woman on the information desk. When we arrived on the second - main floor we were wowed by the sight...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lavarcham
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not into art but took family there over the holidays per their request. While I did not stand and ponder the meaning of the pieces, it was interesting to see the different medium and talents of the various artists. There is a furniture collection on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pearx4
Reviewed 6 days ago

No matter what taste you have in arts - even very little at all - one cannot help being in awe of these collections. The range and quantity is just spectacular. To be able to see all these exquisite works, virtually touch them ! We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I could have stayed here all day! The building itself is beautiful as so many in DC are with their large columns, marble floors and massive ceilings but we arrived about an hour and a half before closing so we only got to see the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nonna24boys
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit to the National Gallery. It was very interesting to see the changes in portrait styles from the early presidents to now. Take time to look at the smaller galleries too. History lessons are all around.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank runinCO
Reviewed 1 week ago

It may be crowded at times but the museum is always worth it. Some of the best examples of the finest artist are beautifully presented here.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank waldshut
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great museum. Full stop. Superb permanent collection and splendid temporary exhibitions. In the interests of full disclosure I worked on an exhibition here in the 1980s. That was three directors ago! Still an outstanding place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DanielE15
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had read about the Gordon Parks photography exhibit and Dawood Bey. Hubby's birthday was earlier in December and for what ever reason we couldn't get to the museum until the Sunday before Christmas. I was glad we got there, found a parking space really...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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2 August 2018|
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Response from MNRLVEU | Reviewed this property |
The same the best advice is to call the gallery direct, on our recent visit none were on display.
Terri W
18 May 2018|
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Response from Vanessa V | Reviewed this property |
I suggest contacting the gallery directly and have all the relevant information at hand.
30 December 2017|
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Response from Ted_Caylus | Reviewed this property |
21st January 2018. Not easy to see Vermeers in the US, so well worth a special trip to visit this exhibition!